Spotted by Volunteer Stephanie. First logged June 2021 Epipactis Helleborine, common names – Broad Leaved Helleborine Family Orchid Status Common (AWVP) Ten Acres Habitation Appeared in mid 2021 after works to the canopy light and path restoration. Two single specimens found so far, one by the pathway just before the […]

Spotted by Volunteer Morgan on 11/06/2021. Lissotriton Vulgaris (Smooth Newt) Statistics Length: 7-11cmAverage lifespan: 6 years Conservation status Protected in the UK under the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981.

Common pipistrelle Scientific name: Pipistrellus Pipistrellus Location Confirmed near the Bewedly Road Entrance on either side of the river near the banks. Conservation status Protected in the UK under the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981. European Protected Species under Annex IV of the European Habitats Directive. More information found here […]

We are exploring the pondlife in Ten Acres pond by pond with a series of pond dipping activities. We will add them here grouped by pond as each will have thier own set of pondlife in them. This is “The Ravine” a small pond near basecamp 1 with some logs […]

Confirmed Microscopically by Aileen Baird from the University of Birmingham on 07/03/2021. Sarcoscypha Austriaca, common name Scarlet Elf Cup fungus Status Common, found on deadwood in wetland conditions. DetailsA bright red cup fungus commonly found throughout the UK in wetland wood habitat. Looks macroscopiocally simlar to Ruby elf cup fungus […]

Earliest Submitted record by Volunteer Annabel (Before 2020 project began) Audio Recording by Stephanie Image taken by Zomerset Audio Clip Captured using BIRDNET. Ten Acres Habitation Along the river, particularly on the woodland side. Sound captured:

Spotted by Volunteer Camilla. First logged 13/05/20 Galium Aparine, common names – Goosegrass, sticky weed, cleavers Family Rubiaceae Status Common Ten Acres Habitation Found at the entrance to Bewedly Road and along the river meadow edges on both sides of the river.

Spotted by Volunteer Camilla. First logged 29/06/20 Chamerion Angustifolium, common names – Rosebay Willowherb, Fireweed Family Onagraceae Status Common Ten Acres Habitation Along the river rea banks. Sighting include up beyond hazelwell and further down past ten acres. Very common all along the river rea.

Spotted by Volunteer annamaseko. First logged 26/08/2020 Staphylinus Olens, Common Names – Devil Coach Horse Conservation status – Common Category – Beetle Find out more on the Wildlife Trusts website. Habitat Commonly found in grassland, farmland, gardens and woodland. More Details The Devil’s coach horse is an all-black, medium-sized beetle, […]

Spotted by Volunteer Camilla. First logged 30/06/20 Lapsana Communis, common name Nipplewort Family Asteraceae Status Common Ten Acres Habitation Along the meadow/hedge edges on the park side of the river rea. Predominantly in the upper quarter nearer the flood reservoir.